Orientation & Mobility

Linda Armijo
March 09, 2017
By Future In Sight

In 2008, David Hagen, 64, of Hampton, began experiencing smoky vision. He made an appointment with his doctor, who concluded it might be a symptom of dry eyes, but suggested that he see a specialist to ensure it was nothing major. A year later, he visited an optometrist thinking he needed glasses. During that appointment, the diagnosis was devastating: he had advanced glaucoma which had caused optic nerve damage.

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Cherie Senz
March 29, 2017
By Future In Sight

From grief to positivity - Cherie Senz of Derry, NH has lived with vision problems since she was a baby. She was diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity after being placed in an incubator due to her premature birth. 

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Trahan Family

It's hard to believe that only 5 years ago, at age 42, Dana Trahan was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Though operable, the swelling of the tumor damaged her optic nerve, causing severe and permanent vision loss. After the turmor was removed, the doctors were hopeful that her sight would improve. Sadly, that never happened.

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Christine Durocher

Meet Christine Durocher. Christine's story is not unlike the many individuals we help. She was left with life altering vision loss after a diagnosis of a brain tumor involving her optic nerve when she was just a Junior in college. Following surgery to remove the tumor, Christine was grateful to emerge with 15% of her sight remaining as the doctors were concerned she may be left completely blind. As you can imagine, the journey was not easy. Read her story of transformation.

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Linda Armijo
May 21, 2014
By Future In Sight

Linda Armijo - When I had a stroke back in January 2013, I didn’t think to go to the hospital right away. I assumed I had a bad flu. But I was very wrong. It was a stroke that resulted in homonymous hemianopsia, a condition I developed after my brain hemorrhaged. 

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Hannah & Andrea
June 29, 2017
By Future In Sight

Like many clients of New Hampshire Association for the Blind, Andrea Poirier has lived with vision problems her entire life.

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Andy Strelczyk is a diabetic, double amputee and blind due to several health issues. With the skills he learned from the Association Andy now navigates with the help of a walker, sighted guides and mobility skills. 

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